Sunday, April 26, 2015

Book Review: The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks

Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
First media tie-in mass market edition, March 2010
Pages: 463
ISBN: 978-0-446-57096-1
Price: Rp 106.000 (Periplus Online)
Rating: 5/5 stars

SEVENTEEN-year-old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alienated from her parents, especially her father...until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she spent the summer in Wilmington with him. Ronnie's father, a former concert pianist and teacher, is living a quiet life in the beach town, immersed in creating a work of art that will become the centerpiece of a local church.The tale that unfolds is an unforgettable story of love on many levels--first love, love between parents and children -- that demonstrates, as only a Nicholas Sparks novel can, the many ways that love can break our hearts...and heal them.
I think this is the first Sparks' book that I have ever read. How is it? GREAT! I can't think about anything wrong except I had to imagine Ronnie in my head as Miley Cyrus. Yes, I have watched the movie. But I hadn't finished yet. I'm sure I'm not the only one who falls in love with this book. But I dare to give this 5 out of 5 stars. I'll let you know why.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Top All-Time Favorite Authors

Image by Tumblr, Edited by me

Happy World Book Day, everyone! In the middle of preparing for my very last exam, I decided to accept the challenge hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Well, the challenge is called Top Ten Tuesday. But since I am not sure I have that long list of favorite authors, I'm gonna mention less than 10. Let's see who I come up with.

J.K. Rowling
I thank God you finally become one! :) I can't imagine my life without Harry Potter. I still remember the days where I laid on my bed all days after school just to finish all Harry Potter books. Reading her works feels magical somehow. When she published The Casual Vacancy, I fall in love too. But in different kind of love. Unfortunately, I haven't had a chance to read The Cuckoo's Calling. One thing I'm sure, I'm looking forward for Harry Potter spin off tv series.